BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin), her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents face new charges in the college admissions scandal.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley on Sunday evening, in a star-filled ceremony full of tributes to their lasting legacies.
SAN FRANCISCO — New York City dove headlong into the race to build bigger and bigger batteries last week, as regulators approved plans for a massive system on the East River in Queens.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Witnesses have gathered in a small city in upstate New York over the past three weeks to testify in the trial of a man accused of strangling a young nursing student. But there is no jury, no American judge and the man accused is seated next to his defense attorney 2,200 mi…
PHILADELPHIA — In 2015, Byron Wolfe helped a Pennsylvania State Police detective enhance 24-year-old photographs. The work took two hours, and Wolfe promptly forgot about the case, chalking it up as a simple favor, he recalled recently in his office on Temple University’s campus.
Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer and a slew of aces get the World Series started in Houston, then the scene shifts to Capitol Hill.
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of fans held signs, wore shirts and chanted support for Hong Kong and Tibet in the Brooklyn Nets' first game since returning from China.
NEW YORK (AP) — The brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was convicted Friday in a massive drug conspiracy case in New York City.
PITTSBURGH — Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for Jewish life in the United States” and a symbol against hatred.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Michael Brewer held his baby girl in his arms. More than anyone else, she helps him to forget the pain he once felt, the pain he almost always feels, from a horror that nearly claimed his life 10 years ago. Her tiny hands reached for his beard and tugged. He laughed.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The killing of a black woman in her home by a white Fort Worth officer has shattered the trust police have been trying to build with communities of color.
NEW YORK — "Western Stars" was just the change of pace that Bruce Springsteen needed after baring his soul over the past few years.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of our newest interstellar visitor.
LOS ANGELES — Ask the daughter of paranormal researcher and “Ghostbusters” inspiration Hans Holzer whether she’s got any scary Halloween memories to share, and Alexandra Holzer doesn’t disappoint.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A woman was killed at the home of former "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely and sheriff's deputies fatally shot a suspect on the property, authorities in Southern California said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — With the filing of yet another criminal charge against a co-founder of Dragon Con, his attorney has renewed his call for a prosecutor to be barred from any matter involving his client.
When the nation’s largest utility warned customers that it would cut power to nearly 2 million people across Northern California, many rushed out to buy portable generators, knowing the investment could help sustain them during blackouts.
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working “9 to 5,” and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member.
BARRON, Wis. — The “welcome home” signs celebrating Jayme Closs’s return are long gone. So is the house where the 13-year-old’s parents were shot dead and she was taken. Only a propane tank and hostas ringing what’s left of a ragged tree trunk provide any clue a home once stood there, tucked…
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold.
NEW YORK — Four people were shot to death and four more wounded in a Saturday morning bloodbath inside an illegal Brooklyn gambling den, with cops arriving to find playing cards still on the table amidst the bodies, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, under a bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he had signed.
HOUSTON — A man who prosecutors say was driven by vengeance when he fatally shot six members of his ex-wife’s family in Texas, including four children, was on Friday sentenced to death.
SAN FRANCISCO — The lights were back on Friday for more than half of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. switched it off earlier this week to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires during dry, windy weather.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks.
NEW YORK — “Sesame Street” is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it’s tackling the opioid crisis.
BOSTON (AP) — The founder of a food and beverage packaging company and his wife are returning to court to be sentenced in the sweeping college admissions scandal.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter was greeted by a cheering crowd Monday morning as he prepared to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity in Nashville.
DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas are seeking a motive in the slaying of a witness who testified in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor.
ORLANDO, Fla. — There is more than one python-hunting army in Florida, but the one run by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission just hit another milestone including the largest python the group has ever captured.
When a white Dallas police officer who killed an innocent black man in his own living room was sent off to prison this week with a hug from the victim’s brother and the black judge on the case, some saw it as a moment of amazing grace and redemption.
DALLAS — A Texas judge who hugged a former Dallas police officer convicted of murder and gave her a Bible is coming under scrutiny over whether she crossed an ethical line.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Having played nearly every corner of the Earth in a nearly 50-year career, the rock band Kiss is taking its show to a new place — under the sea, where they will perform for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them by a small submarine.
HARTFORD, Conn. — At least two people have died and more were seriously injured in a fiery plane crash at Bradley International Airport Wednesday morning.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have appealed a judge’s ruling throwing out video evidence that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex at a Florida massage parlor.
DALLAS — A white former Dallas police officer who shot her black unarmed neighbor to death after, she said, mistaking his apartment for her own was convicted of murder Tuesday in a verdict that prompted tears of relief from his family and chants of “Black Lives Matter” from a crowd outside t…
DALLAS (AP) — A white former Dallas police officer has taken the witness stand in her murder trial for shooting her unarmed, black neighbor in his apartment.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on routine care that customers might delay or skip because of the cost.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Chris Harris Jr. insists it’s Denver’s opponents who are risk averse, not Broncos head coach Vic Fangio.
NEW YORK — It’s a 21st century space race: Amazon, SpaceX and others are competing to get into orbit and provide internet to the earth’s most remote places.
LEBANON, Kan. – After Peter Zilliox traveled the state of Kansas by motorcycle with his wife and a friend in 2014, the group was looking for a new trek; thus the Smackdab Summer Solstice Run was born.
A 99-year-old World War II veteran paid a visit to Hastings Wednesday as part of an extended impromptu tour of the state of Nebraska and more extensive 50-state tour aimed at giving American citizens a chance to meet a veteran from another era — an opportunity he missed as a younger man more…
“Willa Sibert Cather is greater than General Pershing; she is incomparably greater than William Jennings Bryan. She is Nebraska’s foremost citizen because through her stories she has made the outside world know Nebraska as no one else has done” — Sinclair Lewis, April 1921
Six area farmers and their families are looking to reap the benefits of a berry once relied upon by Native Americans for medicinal purposes that has recently become a much-coveted product in the health food industry.
After touring the Ag Processing Inc. soybean processing plant east of Hastings, including the recent expansion that opened in fall 2016, U.S. Sens Deb Fischer and Pat Roberts spoke Friday about efforts in Washington to ensure there is a strong export market for U.S. agricultural products.